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Santos Returns To Victory Lane

Wins Whelen Modified's Thompson 125 With Last-Lap Pass

THOMPSON, Conn. -- It had been long enough since Bobby Santos had been to Victory Lane that he was wondering whether he would ever get back.

It only took one lap Wednesday night at Thompson Speedway Motorsport Park to erase all that.

Santos drove the No. 44 Tinio Corp./Dan Kelley/Curb Records Chevrolet by Max Zachem on the white-flag lap to win the Thompson 125. It was the only lap Santos led on a night where he pitted multiple times early in the event due to a tire issue.

"There was a lot of doubting ourselves," Santos said. "We all know we can win. We won as this team before. We just need a little momentum and we can start winning races again." more results

COBY PULLS AWAY FROM FIELD AT STAFFORD

Dominates For 19th Career NASCAR Whelen Modified Victory

Doug Coby continued his mastery of his home track Friday night.

The 36-year-old from Milford, Connecticut, won his third straight NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour race Stafford Motor Speedway, the track where the three-time tour champion spent his early years racing, with yet another dominating effort. Coby led 129 of the 130 laps -- pulling away on a green-white-checkered finish to claim the 26th Annual TSI Harley Davidson 125.

"Right now, our team is firing on all cylinders," said Coby. "Everybody's got to do their job, including me. And we did. That's why we won."

Jimmy Blewett scored his second straight podium with a runner-up finish, while Donny Lia, Eric Goodale and Justin Bonsignore rounded out the top five. more results

Silk Scores Waterford Win

Tenth Career Whelen Modified Tour Triumph

WATERFORD, Conn. – Ron Silk powered past polesitter Eric Goodale one-third of the way through the New England Cycle Center 161 Saturday at New London-Waterford Speedbowl and never looked back.

Silk, of Norwalk, Connecticut, held off the field down the stretch to record his 10th career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory. It was his first at the Speedbowl, and it came in just his third race with new car owner Danny Watts Jr. and the No. 82 Horton Avenue Materials Chevrolet team.

Max Zachem, of nearby Preston, Connecticut, crossed the stripe second for his best career finish. Jimmy Blewett joined him on the podium in third. more info

LIGHTNING STRIKES AGAIN AT FRANKLIN COUNTY

CALE GALE SCORES THE WIN IN THE “Dogwood 125” for SMRT MODIFIEDS

(Callaway, VA): Cale Gale drove his “Lightning McQueen” look-a-like number 95 to the win today at Franklin County Speedway in Callaway, Virginia.

Gale took over the lead after a battle with James Civali in the Hillbilly Racing #79 on lap 91 and led the rest of the way.

Busch Pole winner, Jason Myers, led the first 63 laps before a suspension part on his ride broke bringing out the first caution. Burt Myers led one lap before contact between Myers and Civali ended the day for the #1 car. Gale took over for eight laps before Civali charged back to the point for 19 circuits. Civali had a tire go down and pitted handing the lead over to Gale for good. more info

Burt Myers Wins "Dogwood 150" at Caraway

Veteran Maintains Points Lead After Second Win Of Season

SOPHIA, N.C. - After the start he's had to the 2016 NASCAR Whelen Southern Modified Tour season Burt Myers probably wishes the annual spring break wasn't around the corner.

Myers, who recorded only two wins in his previous 53 starts at Caraway Speedway, was able to hold off his brother Jason on a green-white-checkered finish to score his second straight win at the track.

Danny Bohn won the Coors Light Pole Award and led the first six laps before Burt Myers was able to get past him and stay out front until he made a pit after the first caution flag of the race flew on Lap 107. more info

Solomito Wins Season Opener "Icebreaker 150" at Thompson

First Career Whelen Modified Win Comes At Icebreaker

THOMPSON, Conn. -- Timmy Solomiro's dreams came true Sunday afternoon.

The 24-year-old from Islip, New York, ran away with the 42nd Annual Icebreaker 150 at Thompson Speedway Motorsports Park to secure his first career NASCAR Whelen Modified Tour victory. Solomito powered past former champion and current NASCAR XFINITY Series driver Ryan Preece to lead the final 34 laps en route to the checkered flag.

"I never thought this day would come," Solomito said. "You lie in bed thinking about things like this. This is a dream come true." more results